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Kendon Smith Lecture Series: March 2 and 3, 2017

The Department of Psychology is proud to announce this year’s Kendon Smith Lecture Series:

Memory across time: From neurons to life stories

Featuring: Dr. Howard Eichenbaum (Boston University), Dr. Thomas Lyon (University of Southern California),
Dr. Elaine Reese (University of Otago, New Zealand), and Dr. Daniel Schacter (Harvard University)

Organizer: Dr. Jeni Pathman



Thursday, March 2nd 2017 – School of Education Building 120

1:30 – 1:45pm

Series Opening Remarks by Drs. Pathman, Marcovitch, and Kiss

 1:45 – 3:00pm

Dr. Howard Eichenbaum, “The hippocampus: Memory in time”


Coffee Break

 3:15 – 4:30pm

Dr. Daniel Schacter, “Memory and Imagination: Functions of Episodic Simulation and Retrieval”

Friday, March 3rd 2017 – Elliot University Center (EUC) Auditorium


Continental Breakfast

 9:00 – 10:15am

Dr. Elaine Reese, Origins of Autobiography: Development of Memory and the Life Story”


Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:45am

Dr. Thomas Lyon “Asking Child Witnesses about Time and Number


General Discussion and Questions

Lecture attendance is free and open to the public. Details about parking on campus will be posted here as they become available. The Kendon Smith Lecture Series is an endowed annual event that brings international experts to the UNCG campus to discuss specific themes in psychology that are of interest to the academic community and the public. Click here to learn more about Dr. Kendon Smith and to see the list of luminaries and past themes of the series.